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I am currently working on Quicken Deluxe 99 and have been backing it up on my flash drive with no problem until now. When I start the back up process it asks me for Back up drive: which is F: for my flash drive and after I click ok it asks for Directory: and that says F:/ which before I used to click ok and now it tells me that the Back up and data directories must differ.
Follow steps to backup quicken file http://www.quickencustomercare.com/blog/how-to-backup-data-in-quicken-for-windows-mac/
·Select file option
·Go to select Backup and restore> backup Quicken file
·You got two option to backup file: USB drive and another external flash drive
·You can also add date by selecting "add the date to backup file"
·Choose the location you want to save your backup
·Now click on "Backup Now" to proceed further You can also contact quicken support number to get it done. http://www.quickencustomercare.com/quicken-support-number.html
Posted on Apr 02, 2018
It sounds like you have opend the data file from the flash drive, Quicken has a habit of rembering the last place you accessed when opening and backing up your data file so its easy to mix it up.1. first thing to do is to go to the quicken folder on C drive and make a new folder in there called "my safe"(this just creats a backup you cant get mixed up),2. copy your data file on C drive to "my safe", 3. copy your data file from the flash drive to the quicken folder on C drive. now remove the flash disk from the machine and start quicken, open the company file on C drive and check your data, make sure it is up to date and correct.
if all is good, dont plug the flash drive in until you are ready to back up quicken, that way you cant mix the to up
Posted on Feb 29, 2008
This is probably due to an update. Quicken and quickbooks perform updates in the back ground on a frequent basis. The easiest way to take care of this problem would be to create a directory called backup on the flash drive and instruct quicken to backup to it.
Provided you're using windows XP, click on My Computer, select the icon for your flash drive, F: Right click and create a new folder and name it backup. In quicken when you go to backup, just change where it says F:\ to F:\backup
this should fix your problem. Please email back if you have any problems getting it to work.
Posted on Feb 29, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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